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Want To Understand Body Contouring? Here Are Options to Achieve Your Desired Shape

    Know about body contouring:

    Body Contouring is a popular cosmetic procedure also known as body sculpting. It includes various other surgeries. These procedures are designed to reshape and enhance the body appearance. It focuses on areas like thighs, abdomen, arms, or buttocks. Body Contouring procedures polish and improve your body appearance. It aims to fix the loose skin left after bariatric surgery, post pregnancy changes or weight loss.

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    Types of procedure:

    1. Liposuction:

    Liposuction is one of the most common plastic surgery. It is a fat removal cosmetic procedure that eliminates all the extra fat cells that don’t respond to diet or workout. You can have liposuction anywhere on your body where there is extra fat stored. Some common areas are abdomen, back, thighs, upper arms, chest, face, stomach.

    For getting a liposuction, you need to meet certain criteria which includes: 

    • Weight of the candidate should be average or slightly above average.
    • Overall health should be good.
    • Should be a nonsmoker.
    • Should have a firm skin and good muscle tone.

      These are a few common factors that healthcare providers take into consideration. Your healthcare provider will let you know if you are capable of the surgery or not.

    2. Tummy Tuck:

    Tummy tuck medically known as abdominoplasty is a plastic surgery performed to remove excess fat from the abdominal wall. It creates a firmer and smoother profile.
    It isn’t a weight loss procedure but can help you get a look you wish to have. Tummy tuck has become common over the period of time. 

    For getting a tummy tuck you need to meet certain criteria which includes:

    • Should have a stable weight
    • Not planning pregnancy
    • Nonsmoker
    • Have realistic expectations

    After surgery, your recovery will be monitored closely. You might feel discomfort, swelling, and pain. Your healthcare provider will give you remedial instructions and gradually you will be able to carry out your day-to-day activities. Tummy tuck can be permanent but your lifestyle can also affect the results.

    3. Body Lift:

    Body lift procedure helps shape, improve, and tone underlying tissue that supports skin and fat. It mainly targets areas like abdomen, thighs, buttocks. This procedure isn’t about fat reduction like liposuction. It is commonly performed to address sagging or excess skin.

    For body lift procedure you need to tick certain criteria which includes:

    • Healthy individuals without any medical conditions
    • Nonsmoker
    • Individual with healthy lifestyle
    • Should have a realistic goal
    • Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, herbal meds, and other medications as it can lead to increased bleeding.

    Your surgeon will inform you about the recovery period and what all precautions, and do’s / don’ts you need to follow. Make sure that you clear all your doubts and follow instructions for a healthy recovery. 

    Results of body lift procedures can produce dramatic results. It is a major surgery that can bring you visible results but also certain risks and complications come with it, therefore it is important to consult a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon.

    4. Arm Lift (Brachioplasty):

    Arm lift medically termed brachioplasty is a cosmetic surgery that removes excess fat from the upper arm and improves its appearance. This procedure targets sagging skin in the upper arm area also known as bat wings. You can also try lifting weights to tone your muscle but it won’t help you tighten the loose skin. Once the surgery is done you can continue with these healthy habits to get good results.

    To get an arm lift surgery you need to meet the following factors:

    • A stable weight not likely to gain or lose weight in the near future.
    • Shouldn’t have medical conditions.
    • Should be a nonsmoker and if you smoke, stop it.

    After the surgery is done, you need to follow certain instructions as advised by your surgeon. Some common recovery instructions include:

    • Get a good amount of rest for healthy and quick recovery.
    • For the first three weeks wear compression garments all day and night.
    • Have a healthy diet as it promotes recovery
    • Avoid intense exercise for a few weeks 
    5. Buttock Augmentation:

    Buttock augmentation also known as brazilian butt lift, this procedure improves the volume and shape of buttocks making them appear firmer, rounder and fine.
    It deals with sagging and loose skin helping you achieve a shape that you desire.

    Before getting a butt lift, candidates need to check with the doctor if they fit in the criteria.

    • You need to have a stable weight
    • Mentally prepared to deal with the recovery process
    • Don’t smoke
    • Have realistic expectation about your goals

    Before getting a butt augmentation procedure, see to it that you stop taking medications such as aspirin, herbal meds or any kind of medications that increase blood flow. Stop smoking at least six weeks before the surgery.

    Some common instructions post-surgery are:

    • Wear compression garments
    • Delay shower for at least 24 to 48 hours
    • Rest lying on your stomach

    These are a few types of procedures which can help you achieve a desired look. At PHIClinic, we believe that body contouring can be a very transformative and new experience for an individual. Safe procedures can help you enhance your overall look but it is also important to have realistic expectations. And once the procedure is done, it is important to maintain healthy weight and new shape. To know more about body contouring, you can consult experts at PHIClinic.